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GwenH

GwenH 
California USA
Member since, 8/26/09
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Pattern Review 3/26/13 6:24 PM
McCall's - 6566 Misses Top
This is my first entry in the pattern stash contest. My goal was also to use fabric on hand, This wasn't entirely successful. The pattern is oversized but it might also be too big on me. After I move around, the extra fabric shifts towards the center and the neckline droops and the fabric gather...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/1/13 6:31 PM
No Pattern Used - The Sewing Machine Shirt The Sewing Machine Shirt
Pattern Description: This is a sewing machine cover from a recycled medium weight linen blend shirt. It was done for the Pinterest challenge and my inspiration was a sewing machine cover from a pair of jeans shown here: Pinterest inspiration Pattern Sizing: I measured my sewing machine and tried...more...
14 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/16/13 11:57 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 190109-1001 Gwen's Carry-it-all bag
Pattern Description: This large bag, copied from an existing bag, has double over-the-shoulder straps, a zipper top closure, and lining with small zippered pocket. It's fully interfaced for extra strength and stability. It's big enough to carry everything you might need for a day of writing at the...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/17/12 2:51 AM
Self Drafted Pattern - 190109-1000 G's Cozy Slipper Boots
Pattern Description: Slipper boots copied from a much loved pair I've had for years. I've added some contruction info and picture links at the end. Pattern Sizing: Women's shoe size 8-9 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? I was shocked ho...more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/1/11 6:22 AM
Simplicity - 3696 Misses Knit Pajama Top
Pattern Description: Misses pants or shorts, robe and knit nightgown in two lengths or top. I made view C top. Pattern Sizing: XXS/XS/S/M/L/XL Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it did! Maybe not quite as deep a neckline as the draw...more...
8 comments
 
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I started sewing when I was a kid and Iíve sewn on and off all my life. I might abandon it for several years, but I always return. I list myself as an advanced beginner because I haven't sewn an...more

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